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PDP Govs Back Restructuring of the Country
The PDP Governors Forum has backed calls from other leaders across the country on the urgent need to restructure the country in a bid to end secessionist agitations. Speaking with Punch correspondents on Monday, the chairman PDP Governors Forum gave this remark as he aligned closely with the Markafi-led faction of the PDP executive.
Prominent Nigerians Hail Adesina’s Emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate
Some prominent Nigerians including the former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian Charge d’affaires to the US Hakeem Balogun have hailed Akinwunmi Adesina’s Emergence as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina is the current president of the African Development Bank and was the Minister of Agriculture under Goodluck Jonathan.
Electricity: Fashola Seeks 5bn Loan from World Bank
The Federal Government through its Minister for Power, Works and Housing Babtunde Fashola is seeking a N5bn loan from the World Bank in order to achieve the goal of electricity supply. The World Bank disclosed that it had met with a delegation from Nigeria in April regarding the power situation in the country.
Police yet to Decide on Evans Arraignment
The Nigerian police through its Lagos State Police Command has reteirated that it’s not aware of any other media interview granted Evans sine he was paraded on June 11. This is just has it disclosed that they are yet to decide on a date to arraign the notorious kidnapper in court.
2017 Budget: You’re Ignorant, Fashola Blasts Senate, and House of Rep Members
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola has taken turns to reply members of both Nigerian national assembly. In a press release by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, he spoke against the supposed ignorance of the Senate and House of Rep Members in cutting allocations towards major capital projects under his ministry.
Emir Sanusi Leads Eid Prayers, Preaches Peace, Unity and Charity
The Emir of Kano, HRH Sule Lamido Sanusi led the Eid-el-Fitri prayers in Kano on Sunday at the Kofar Mata Central Eid ground in Kano. During his remark, he also charged Muslim faithful to promote peace, unity and practice charity in their daily living. This came at a time of renewed agitation for secession from some parts of the country and heightened political tension.
Time to Restructure Nigeria Has Come- IBB
The former Military Head of State of the country, General Ibrahim Babangida has joined other prominent Nigerians clamouring for the restructuring of the country. This he made known on Monday when he was interviewed by newsmen. He also urged the youths in the country to desist from hateful remarks that could plunge the country into another civil war.
19 Year Old Lady Wins 250m deal in GCGT
A 19 year old lady Miss Esther Benyeogo has won 10m naira cash in the recently concluded season 7of the God’s Children Got Talent organized by the RCCG City of David in Victoria Island. She also secured a management deal worth about 250m naira and a brand new car.
No Referendum, No Election in South East- Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the indigenous people of Biafra has stated that no election will hold in the South east until a referendum of the self determination of Biafra is conducted. This he said in a video released on YouTube on Friday, and coming at a time preparations are in full gear for the gubernatorial election in Anambra.
INEC to Press Ahead With Recall Despite Dino Melaye’s Law Suit
The Independent National Electoral Committee has reiterated its commitment to pressing on with recall of Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. This is coming as the senator, Dino Melaye filed a law suit to challenge the authenticity of the process,
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